Men’s Track & Field Places 23rd at New England Championship

Shamar Spruill
Shamar Spruill

Cambridge, Mass.--Senior Shamar Spruill (Providence, RI) earned All-New England honors in the weight throw as the Rhode Island College men's track & field team placed 23rd (31 teams) at the 2019 N.E. Div. III Championship, hosted by MIT on Friday and Saturday.

THE BASICS
• Rhode Island College 23rd (31 teams) with a score of 1.0. MIT took home the title with 164.0 team score.

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Spruill notched an eighth place finish in the weight throw (16.63m).

• Freshman Matthew Thibaudeau (Lincoln, RI) placed 25th in the weight throw (13.93m).

• Freshman Edward Garafolo (Newport, RI) place 19th in the triple jump (12.26m).

WHAT'S NEXT
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Tufts Invitational on Saturday, March 2 (10 a.m.).